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How Beckett Got His Shine Back After the Cloud of a Brain Tumor Diagnosis

What began as suspected GI troubles became a journey that changed everything. Beckett was 6 years old when he found out he had a brain tumor, and now, one year later, the McBride family is finally feeling a refreshed sense of hope. 

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Helping Your Child Learn to Use Their Free Time (Leisure Skills)

For many kids, learning how to spend free time not on an electronic device can be hard. These strategies can help you teach your child how to make the most of their free time, or how to teach leisure skills.

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Thanks to Life-Saving Critical Care, Riley Is ‘Showing off His Big Smile Again’

Riley, a young boy with chronic illness, battles a life-threatening complication in Lurie Children's PICU. Read his inspiring story of perseverance and recovery.

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Concussion in Toddlers & Babies: Symptoms & Treatment

Toddlers and babies often hit their heads, so it's important to understand the signs of concussion, prevention and treatment.

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Recovered from a Brain Tumor, Peyton is Poised to Shine

Follow Peyton's inspiring journey from aspiring broadcast journalist to cancer survivor as she navigates through surgeries and treatments with resilience and determination. 

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‘She Never Gave Up:’ Jasy’s Heart Health Scare Turns Remarkable Recovery

As a healthy 10-year-old, Adriana didn’t suspect anything serious when her daughter, Jasy, developed a persistent cough. Learning she was in heart failure and would eventually need a transplant began a journey paved with perseverance and persistence. 

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